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Petersburg in Boone County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Welcome to Petersburg

Founded 1789

 
 
Welcome to Petersburg Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), June 26, 2022
1. Welcome to Petersburg Marker
Inscription.  Boone County's first community
 
Erected by Petersburg Civic Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 3.989′ N, 84° 51.917′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Kentucky, in Boone County. Marker is on Petersburg Road (Kentucky Route 20/3608) 0.1 miles south of 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6461 Petersburg Rd, Petersburg KY 41080, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tanner’s Station 1789 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis Loder (1819-1905) / Petersburg Distillery (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Welcome to Petersburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles Clinton Fleek (1947-1969) / Medal of Honor Recipient (approx. 0.6 miles away); Vance-Tousey House (approx. 1.7 miles away in Indiana); a different marker also named Vance-Tousey House (approx. 1.7 miles
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away in Indiana); Angevine Log Cabin (approx. 1.7 miles away in Indiana); Angevine Cabin (approx. 1.7 miles away in Indiana). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Welcome to Petersburg Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), June 26, 2022
2. Welcome to Petersburg Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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